Laboratory Analyst, Chemistry

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1378000

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Laboratory Analyst, Chemistry based in Larne.

Terumo BCT Ltd – located in Larne – manufactures a range of sterile fluids for human and veterinary use. A vacancy currently exists for a Laboratory Analyst. The successful candidate will perform laboratory testing including the testing of stability samples, the validation of new methods and the routine calibration of laboratory equipment. The successful applicant will be required to work shifts as and when required.


(Ref No: 18/22)

(Salary: £23K-£27.5K)

Duties will include:

  • Performing laboratory analysis based on documented analytical methods and procedures.
  • Analysis to the appropriate test specification of raw materials, finished goods, stability materials and any other routine and non-routine analysis as required.
  • Ensuring all bench reagents and volumetric solutions are prepared as described in documented procedures and have been standardised where necessary.
  • Implement calibrations of laboratory equipment and ensure that all such equipment is maintained in good working order.
  • Organising the sampling and storage of Stability samples.
  • Validation and transfer of new methods.
  • Contribute to the writing of specifications, analytical methods, stability and validation reports.
  • Maintain neat and accurate analysis records.
  • Applicants must possess:
  • A degree in Chemistry, or a closely-related subject.
  • Experience working in a laboratory with a good knowledge of cGLP.
  • Able to work to strict deadlines.
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines – (this role will necessitate working additional hours and/or shifts as and when required).

In addition the following would be a distinct advantage:

  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, method validation and the calibration of equipment.
  • Knowledge, use and maintenance of HPLC, AA, UV, FTIR, ICP-OES and GC.
  • Knowledge and experience working to ICH Quality guidelines for Stability and Validation.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please submit an up-to-date CV and current salary details before the closing date of 12noon, Tuesday 18th December 18, and quoting reference: 18/22.

Terumo BCT Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community regardless of their gender, marital or family status, religious belief or political opinion, disability,race or ethnic origin, nationality, sexual orientation or age.